I was going to do the Typhoon class submarine as the 'Red October' to make the 2 as part of 'The Hunt for Red October' theme I was doing.
I then did not complete the Typhoon class as the Red October as that would have meant I would need 2 x Typh[...]
This was started at the same time as the Typhoon and has continued a bit longer being worked on whilst doing my Buccaneer.
Three kits in one really. The Trolley and the Arado were little gems that were a joy to build but the Salamander[...]
This one has been sitting in the pile for well over a year and as I was contemplating surgery for the Buccaneer I thought I could build this one for Innis to see if I was capable of cutting out some plastic without it looking too b[...]
My recently completed Tiffy built to represent an aircraft flown by Wing Commander Charles Green operating out of B.5 Advanced Landing Ground in Normandy, June 1944.
The aircraft is loaded with a mixed bag of fragmentation and 60lb HE heads that[...]
Just finished this one, the recently retired Panavia Tornado. This variant is the F.3 ADV, used in air superiority roles.
For those of you unfamiliar, the Tornado was the RAF flagship fast jet replaced by the Eurofighter project, ulti[...]
Here is my build of the Hasegawa 1/48 scale Hawker Typhoon 1B. This is a great kit, even with nothing added. I used aftermarket decals for an aircraft of 137 Squadron RAF, June 1944 operating over Normandy. I also went with the Eduard flap set,[...]
O.k. my second post is a "what if " based around a kit I picked up for virtually nothing at a club day in 2019 .
The guy was packing up and I saw this Airfix Typhoon in his pile of kits and bagged it for under a fiver, it is Airfix's first mould[...]
This is Revell's Tiger Meet kit and Caracal's decals for the special version of the Typhoon. The kit is a bit of a pig to put together, the intakes are a particular annoyance. But, plenty of test fitting and planning ahead meant it went togethe[...]
Stanley Winfield ‘Swede’ Vejtasa’s first assignment was with Scouting Squadron 5 (VS-5) aboard the carrier USS Yorktown from August 1939 to May 1942, during which time he shot down 3 Japanese fighters and damaged 1 while flying an SBD-3 Dauntl[...]